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an honor to join the cnn team. thank you for the coat. there's a hat somewhere as well. and i got my big first exclusive for you. piers morgan, he's okay. he's landed in london safely. we have new information for you tonight on the two big stories. new insight into that rogue ex-cop turned alleged killer that could help lead to his capture. plus reports on the restraining order his girlfriend took out against him. all that in a moment. first, we're going to deal with the story that is literally all around us. this potential record-setting blizzard. predictions have been terrible, up to 3 feet of snow, up to 40 million in its path. a blizzard earns its name, however, not from snow but from winds. 70-mile-per-hour winds, littery hurricane force. potential damage and power outages much worse. so far, more than 130,000 outages have been reported. let's get to our correspondents who are all around the most vulnerable areas. we're going to start with jason carroll in boston -- we're going to go to alli velshi, i'm sorry in cape cod. we worry about storm surge. cape cod is a place that is targe
, by the way, to cnn. nothing like anchoring your first show in a blizzard, right? >> poppy, thank you very much. please try and stay out of the wind. everything can change very quickly there. now, one of the things we're going to do throughout the program to show you just what it would be like if you're outside, and hopefully it's a reminder to not be outside is the blizzard cam. it's in a car, moving around boston, just to give you a sense of the atmospherics going on inside that city now. it's so white because the wind is whipping snow around. you could have drifts of 5 to 6 feet. and right next to it, almost nothing. now, as we have been saying here, when you have wind and you have water, the ultimate fear is power outage because of the weight on power lines. in connecticut, especially vulnerable, the prediction is 30% of customers could lose power. we're going to go from boston to ashleigh banfield in greenwich, connecticut, who has been monitoring the situation there. what's the latest? >> in fact, it's already happened, chris. the governor said, look, expect 30% of the customers in c
several weeks. >>> "cnn newsroom" continues now. that's it for me. now with brooke baldwin. >> planes, trains and life at a virtual stand still as folks brace for a blizzard tonight. and it is picking up this hour. i'm brooke baldwin. special coverage begins right now. it is not just snow. the storm surge threatening the northeast could hit historic levels. >>> and -- >> he's told us what he intends to do and so far he's done it. >> -- the urgent manhunt for an ex-cop trained for war. and investigators say christopher dorner won't stop until he gets more blood. >>> here we go. i'm brooke baldwin. let's talk about this blizzard. it is about to bear its teeth. want to plunge right in. chad myers with me in the weather center. give me the bottom line. >> it looks like we have arms or the outer bands of a hurricane approaching new york city. not a hurricane, but we will have hurricane winds with this coming up, brooke. >> i'm coming back to you. we'll talk about the dense northeast, tens of millions of people, many of whom lived through sandy. first, the good news. skiers who planned trip
in chicago just days after performing for the obama inauguration. cnn's thooena jones is on the south side of check at the funeral. athena, you've had a chance to talk with some family and friends. what are they saying? >> well, you know, we've been viewing the ceremony from our truck out here. we have a live feed in. this has been a very emotional day certainly for hadiyah pendleton's friends and family and particularlial last half hour or so. we've seen more than a dozen young people, many of them young women who described themselves as best friends of hadial pendleton and a few young men talk about what she was like, a common theme is she smiled a lot. that she was a mentor and filled with laughter. let's listen to what one of these young people had to say. >> like the vibrant color purple, she chose spirituality and imagination. hadyia, you're beautiful like diamonds in the sky. and you've already begun to shine. >> and you heard her refer to the color purple. that is said to be hadiyah's favorite colors. and as you also heard from that young lady, quite emotional. some people said one
. cnn's susan candiotti made her way to boston, the flurries are flying. susan, i see you, hang on. i want to go first to alison kosik in new york. alison, we remember the disastrous situation you had, two winters ago in new york, the great big city essentially shut down. is that the type of scenario, alison, we're looking at here? is that the fear today, right now, in new york? >> reporter: people are talking about that. that monster storm of 2010, back in december. that was a biggie. that was when 20 inches fell in new york city. the big problem with that one, though, is new york city wasn't prepared for it. even the mayor back then said they didn't react as they should because they didn't get the plows out ahead of time, they didn't warn the public ahead of time. this is a very different story because, yeah, we are expecting to get anywhere from 8 to 14 inches, something to to sneeze at, but new york city is preparing. they have 250 tons of salt ready to go. hundreds of plows ready to go. they have got sanitation workers working around the clock. they are on this. they're on this m
-878-4biz. >>> i'm martin savidge at sner headquarte -- at cnn headquarters on a busy news day. the blizzard bombarding the northeast, 650,000 without power, many without eat due to the massive storm. hardest hit, connecticut. winds are slamming cities including providence, rhode island, and boston. we'll take you live across the region ahead. >>> she is the newest face in the war on gun violence. today, n chicago, a 15-year-old hadiya pendleton will be buried. among her mourners, first lady michelle obama. pendleton was shot in the back and killed just days after she marched in the president's inaugural parade. >>> in los angeles, police are suddenly the targets of a man who used to wear the uniform. billboards are up as law enforcement agencies in three states hunt a former l.a. cop that's accused of killing an officer and threatening others. he says that he wants revenge on those who cost him his job. >>> police at the grammys will be on guard for their own safety since dorner's threats, but the show will go on. and a new name and suddenly a grammy favorite, singer frank ocean, had has su
, a couple married 82 years. get the secret of their success. >> good for them. meanwhile "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. >>> happening now, in "the newsroom." >> hey you! come here! [ gunfire ]. >> breaking overnight a new twist in the manhunt for christopher dorner. >> the reports earlier that a body was found inside were unconfirmed. >> reporter: the accused cop killer burying himself in this cabin set ablaze. this morning, charred remains of a body have been found inside. >>> from the shoot-out inleka ic california to the state of our union. >> gabby give fords deserves a vote, the families of newtown deserve a vote, the families of aurora deserve a vote. >> the plead from the president for congress to vote on tougher gun laws. >>> watergate, marco rubio and the bottle. did that really just happen? and beyonce's new film, "life is but a dream." >> people see celebrities and they have money and fame, but i'm a human being. i cry. i get scared. i get nervous, just like everyone else. >> reporter: we are on the red carpet for the l.a. premiere. find out why oprah s
. there are warnings about flooding, in fact, as i'm watching cnn here, it's interrupted by weather alerts from the national weather service to warn, in addition to the other warnings they've got, about a coastal flooding alert. this area is in that red zone of coastal flooding alerts, erin. >> thank you very much, we'll check in with ali as well. i want to move to providence, rhode island, in the main belt of the storm throughout much of the day. as you can see in new york, the storm is hitting in the next couple of hours. not the case to the north, in providence. poppy harlow is there. >> erin, the big problem here is how thick, how wet, this snow is. you heard from ali, jason. thick, wet snow is landing on power lines and that is exactly what the governor here told me he is so worried about. the m the mayor, they're concerned at winds pick up, we're less than a mile from the water. as it picks up they're worried about massive power outages. we have huge snow accumulation here. we drove up here. let me show you shots of our drive up here, i-95 up from new york here. we saw numerous, big, seve
are feeling are coming right at us. there goes my hat. i'm sure cnn will give me another one. it's white-out conditions here. this is wet snow because it's 34 degrees, and that's the huge problem. that's why you have 87,000 customers in rhode island alone without power. because the snow is building up on the power lines. it's bringing them down. we just talked to the mayor's representative. he told us in providence alone, they have had 60 calls of downed trees or downed power lines. they have 120 vehicles alone on the road in providence. it's getting worse by the hour. when you talk about what the long-term projection is here, i just looked online. we haven't even seen the worst of it. it says at 11:00, we're going to get the heavier winds coming in here. that's a big concern. what makes this very different than the great blizzard of 1978 we're told by the governor, is that the technology is so much better. i saw it in play tonight at the emergency command center. the gps they have on the plows that are out there, the advance warning they have, is significant, but i will tell you, they c
tonight. watch the state of the union address right here on cnn. complete coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern. state of the union, of course, a hot ticket in washington, d.c. who made the short list to get a chance to sit in the first lady's pocket. clint romesha, the army staff sergeant that received the medal of honor for bravery on the battlefield. we'll talk more about him and the ceo of apple, tim cook. before the state of the union, cook will address the apple investors conference in san francisco. the first lady will also host the parents of hidaya pendleton, she was gunned down days after she performed for the president's inauguration. chicago police have two suspects in custody. one 18-year-old michael ward. the other is 20-year-old kenneth williams. gang members. they told police the shooting of revenge for a gang attack last summer and the chicago honors student was not the intended target. ted rowlands live with more on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. superintendent gary mccarthy here in chicago said he called the parents of hidaya pendleto
named in dorner's manifesto. >> dorner is armed and dangerous. >> this video obtained exclusively by cnn shows dorner just 12 hours after the irvine killings, apparently placing a military belt, a helmet and ammunition behind an auto parts store in san diego. >> of course he knows what he's doing, we trained him. he was also a member of the armed forces. it is extremely worrisome and scary, especially to the police officers involved. >> hours after that press conference with southern california police on high alert, at 10:30 p.m., dorner slipped into this san diego marina, boarded a boat and surprised its owner. >> he pointed a handgun at the victim who was an 81-year-old male and demanded the boat. >> dorner told the man he wanted to flee to mexico. >> the suspect then attempted to start the boat. >> but a rope became caught in the boat's propeller, delaying dorner's escape. >> at that point the suspect became frustrated, took a few small items, including cell phone and some other miscellaneous items from inside the boat, tied the victim up and left in an unknown direction. >> he didn't
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